Westfield Corporation | Sustainability Report 2018 | 33
5.2 OUR PEOPLE
EMPLOYEE WELLBEING
In addition to the Health and Safety of our employees, Westfield
Corporation is committed to offering various initiatives which help
improve the overall health and wellbeing of our people.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Westfield Corporation has a well-established Employee Benefits program
across our UK and US operations. In 2017, Westfield Europe was recognised
as a Top 30 Employer by the UK’s “Working Families Top Employers
Benchmark” for the second year in a row. This benchmark measures the
full range of flexible working and work-life balance practices used
by employees and their integration into the organisation’s values,
policies and culture.
UNITED KINGDOM
Private Healthcare Insurance
Company Healthcare Scheme with
Bupa provides access to prompt
and private medical treatment. This
includes access to the Bupa Health
line, a confidential health information,
advice and support line available 24
hours a day, 7 days a week.
Dental Insurance
Voluntary self-funded Dental
Insurance Scheme provided by
Denplan.
Best Doctors
Provision of expert medical
information and second medical
opinions through this program benefit.
Eye Tests
Free annual eye tests and a £55
voucher towards the cost of new
glasses.
Flu Vaccinations
Free annual flu vaccinations with the
aim to provide protection against the
flu virus for the whole flu season.
Cycle to Work
This initiative provides employees with
a tax efficient way to save on the cost
of a new bike for cycling to work.
Gym Discounts
Employees receive a discounted gym
membership rate at local Gymbox
locations.
Flourish Wellbeing Program
Designed to help optimise our
employees’ physical, emotional and
mental wellbeing. Includes a Yoga and
Pilates offering and CPR training.
Recreational Sports
Employees are encouraged to
participate in company sponsored
sporting events such as Cricket,
Football, organised runs, company
sport days.
Season Ticket Loan
To make the cost of travel to work
more affordable, we provide an
interest free loan for the annual cost
of your season ticket.
Rental Deposit Loan
Our Rental Deposit Loan Scheme
helps to support the Fifty Thousand
Homes Campaign. We offer interest
free loans towards private tenancy
deposits.
Onsite Health Checks
15 minute appointment which includes
blood pressure, heart rate, body fat
%, hydration, total cholesterol and
diabetes tests, plus a health report
containing your results.
Childcare Vouchers
Childcare Vouchers can be used
towards various types of childcare
providers and incur savings on
childcare costs to employees.
Employee Assistance Program
Employee care and support available
24 hours a day, 365 days a year on a
wide range of areas:
• Bereavement
Debt counselling
Health and wellbeing
Personal relationships
Caring for relatives
Stress and pressure
• Depression
• Housing
• Career
Nutritional Amenities
Daily supply of fresh fruit, healthy
cereal, tea and coffee at each of our
offices to encourage a healthy start to
the day.
USA
Health Insurance
Comprehensive health, medical
and dental coverage with Company
contributions ranging from 65%-80%
paid by Westfield Corporation.
Employee Assistance
Programs
Provide a range of complementary
financial, legal, medical and mental
wellbeing services.
“Recreation Connection”
A program providing employees with
discounted tickets for tourist sites and
amusement parks.
Gym Discounts
Employees receive a discounted gym
membership rate at designated fitness
centers.
Recreational Sports
Employees are encouraged to
participate in a company sponsored
softball league.
Vaccinations
Westfield offers all its employees free
annual flu vaccinations.
Health Awareness Sessions
Periodic “Lunch & Learn” health
awareness sessions that focus on
proactive health management.
Nutritional Amenities
Fresh fruit and other nutritional snacks
are supplied daily to each of our
offices.
Retirement Planning
On site retirement seminars and
workshops as well as one-on-one
retirement planning.
Thrive Wellbeing Program
Provides activities and resources
including yoga, zumba, softball teams,
bowling league, Tough Mudder and
Weight Watchers.